Mary Virginia Schmidt, 87, of Carlinville, IL, formerly of Gillespie, IL, died at Heritage Health of Carlinville, IL on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 11:50 pm. She was born March 1, 1931, in Litchfield, IL to Joseph Aaron Williams & Thelma (Morgan) Williams. She married Charles Herbert Schmidt on December 21, 1956 in Alton, IL. He preceded her in death on February 24, 2005. She was a retired school teacher from Community Unit School District 7. Mary was a member of the Retired Teachers, Macoupin County. She was a former member of the Carlinville PEO Chapter AB and former Master Gardner Illinois Flower Show Judge. She is survived by her daughters, Charla Lynn Hyam (Roger) of Bellevue, WA, Karen Ann Smith (Tim) of Carlinville, IL, twin grandchildren, Thomas D. Ottersburg, Jr (Anne), Timothy C. Ottersburg (Eri), grandchildren, Sean C Bowers, Katie Edwards (Bryan), great grandchildren, Chase, Emalyn, Brysan, Sadie, Lydia Mary, Adelynn and Kolsan. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, and brother, Joseph Aaron Williams. Remains will be cremated. Private family services will be held. Memorials are suggested to Federated Church of Carlinville and Zion Lutheran Church of Gillespie. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
Donations may be made to:
Federated Church of Carlinville
Zion Lutheran Church of Gillespie